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The call for 2017 is open until May 1st, 2017

Call for Research Grant Proposals – 2017

The CASEM Research Committee invites submissions of research grant proposals for funding. These grants are made available through generous unrestricted contributions from CASEM.
Available grants:

  1. Two $10,000 CASEM Research Grants. All CASEM members are eligible to submit a proposal for these two grants.  To be eligible to apply for this grant, investigators must meet the following criteria:
  • No existing or matching funds are required.
  • Topic of the research must have direct relevance to Sport Medicine.
  • The principal investigator must be a CASEM member and be an integral part of the development and administration of the research project.
  1. One $10,000 CASEM New Investigator Grant. In order to assist new investigators in developing their research in Sport Medicine, one $10,000 award will be restricted to “new” researchers. No existing or matching funds are required and there is no restriction of the topic of the research other than that it must have direct relevance to Sport Medicine.  To be eligible to apply for this grant, investigators must meet the following criteria:
  • No existing or matching funds are required.
  • Topic of the research must have direct relevance to Sport Medicine.
  • The principal investigator must be a CASEM member and be an integral part of the development and administration of the research project.
  • Have 5 or less years of independent research experience and/or funding. For example, MDs who have recently completed their residency, fellowship, or graduate degree or MDs who have been in practice for some time, but would like to start a research focus.  Applicants cannot be currently in training as a medical school student, resident or fellow. Funding received as a graduate student or during post-graduate medical training while under the supervision of a senior investigator are not considered to be independent research experience.
  • Not have received more than 2 research grants in the past 5 years (as a principal investigator or co-investigator).
  1. One $20,000 CASEM Multi-Centre Research Grant.  In order to promote multi-centre collaborative research, one $20,000 grant will awarded.  To be eligible to apply for this grant, investigators must meet the following criteria:
  • No existing or matching funds are required.
  • Topic of the research must have direct relevance to Sport Medicine.
  • The principle investigator must be a CASEM member and be an integral part of the development and administration of the research project.
  • The project must involve at least 5 clinics, of which at least 3 must be community/non-academic institution-based clinics.

 

Funding criteria and conditions:

  1. Proposals must be submitted by a CASEM member in good standing (any category of membership). The CASEM member must be an integral part of the development and administration of the research project
  1. If the project involves human subjects or animals, a letter indicating ethics approval from the appropriate authority of the research institution must accompany the proposal. Application for ethical approval can also be submitted concurrently with the CASEM Grant application, but a letter indicating ethics approval must be provided prior to release of grant funds.  If the research is to be performed in a laboratory, a letter of support from the laboratory must accompany the proposal.
  1. The proposal should be submitted in the following format:
  1. Cover page with investigator name(s), institution name, contact information of principal investigator and indicate if applying for CASEM Research Grant or the CASEM New Investigator Grant. If applying for the CASEM New Investigator Grant, describe in one short paragraph how you meet the eligibility criteria to be considered for this grant.
  2. Maximum proposal length: 3000 words (excluding cover page, proposal headings, figures, tables, appendices, and references)
  3. Proposal headings
  • Introduction/Background
  • Objective
  • Project Methodology (subjects, procedures, outcome measures, analysis, etc.)
  • Relevance of the study to the field of Sport Medicine
  • Proposed budget
  • If the proposal is already funded from another source, the budget should clearly distinguish between the total budget for the project and the part constituting the request from the CASEM Research Fund.
  • Funding for travel to present the results of the study is limited to $750.
  • References
  • Appendix A – Investigator(s) CV’s
  • Appendix B – Ethics Approval. If ethics approval application is being concurrently submitted, then indicate, “Ethics Approval Pending”
  • Appendix C – Letter of support from collaborating laboratory (if applicable)

Proposals that do not following the formatting described or do not include the requested supporting documents will automatically REJECTED without further review. 

  1. Funding is subject to the following conditions:
  • Funding must be used within 12 months of award date or must be returned to CASEM
  • Any presentation or publication of the project should acknowledge the CASEM Research Fund
  • A yearly report of the progress of the study
  • A final report of the study results be sent to the CASEM Research Committee
  • The study should be presented at an Annual CASEM Symposium
  • The study should be submitted for consideration for publication in the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine (if project is within the scope of the Journal)

Research Grant Submission:

  1. The deadline for submission of grant applications is 16:00 EST on May 1st, 2017
  2. Grant recipients will be announced by May 30, 2016.
  3. Applications can only be submitted on-line through the Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine’s online manuscript submission and review system at the following link:  http://cjsm.edmgr.com/
  4. Select « Submit a Manuscript » and follow the prompts, completing all information requested, as applicable. For first time users, select « Register » from the banner at the top of the page.  For “Article Type“, select one of: “CASEM Research Grant”, “CASEM New Investigator Grant” or “CASEM MC Grant”.
  5. Please contact Jonathon at jonathan.Scovner@wolterskluwer.com should you have any technical or other questions regarding the submission process.